Activation Energy

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Isabel Gutierrez 2G
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Activation Energy

Postby Isabel Gutierrez 2G » Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:17 pm

What is the difference between free activation energy and activation energy?

Vivian Nguyen 2A
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Re: Activation Energy

Postby Vivian Nguyen 2A » Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:35 pm

Activation energy, Ea, is the energy barrier. It is the amount of energy that must be added to start a reaction, which is recovered as the reaction proceeds. The standard free energy of activation, deltaG is the free energy difference between reactants and products.

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